News

UH receives $1.3M to study the successes, challenges of Latina STEM majors

December 4, 2020

University of Houston received $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation to assist female Hispanic or Latina STEM majors at Hispanic-serving institutions throughout the state.

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, made the announcement Tuesday about the federal grant, which will be awarded to UH over five years.

“Investing in the next generation of Texas STEM leaders will provide those students with invaluable skills now and keep Texas’ economy strong in the future,” Cornyn said in a written statement. “I commend local leaders for their successful grant application and thank the National Science Foundation for investing in Hispanic students at the University of Houston.”

Read the entire story.